7 Adults Hospitalized After Hazmat Incident at Miami Elementary School

Officials say cafeteria workers were feeling weak and dizzy

Seven cafeteria workers were hospitalized after a hazmat situation at a Miami elementary school Wednesday, officials said.

Firefighters responded to Orchard Villa Elementary School on Northwest 13th Avenue in Liberty City around 11 a.m.

"As the first rescue arrived, they were evaluating this one employee when they were approached by two or three other employees that complained about not feeling well," Miami Fire Capt. Ignatius Carroll said.

Carroll said the seven employees said they were feeling weak and dizzy. All were taken to local hospitals due to the hazmat incident.

The workers had non-life threatening injuries. No children were injured.

Officials said they have shut down the gas and air conditioning while they access the situation.

The school continued normal operations throughout the day but officials said the cafeteria would remain closed.

No other information was immediately known.

Check back with NBC 6 for updates.

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